IT Portfolio Baselining

Get a rapid, objective assessment of your application portfolio

The Problem

Software is everywhere – and it’s become incredibly complex. In a world where almost every company is in the software business, there is no time for guess work. So, whether you are a new CIO/CTO building a 90-day plan, or an executive assessing an IT Due diligence for M&A – IT Portfolio Baselining must be one of the first actions to take.

The Solution

CAST Highlight provides an objective view on your application portfolio.  In a matter of days, executives can have fact-based metrics on the health, cost and risk of the applications they are responsible for or applications they are about to acquire & integrate. 

Because this assessment is objective, repeatable and efficient, IT Portfolio Baselining is a critical step to visualize health as a continuous process – aimed at monitoring the entire portfolio of applications.


Get an objective view of the health of your application portfolio – in a matter of days

Segment to Prioritize

Identify applications that have risks & vulnerabilities that could impact your day-to-day operations

Recommend and
Set Objectives

Understand  where risks are coming from and build a plan to improve

Continuously Improve

Leverage  trending to continuously track progress over time & proactively pivot

  • Highlight is a really helpful tool for an organization like us, it helped us in making strategic decision towards business investment.

    Frederic Veron, Fannie MaeSVP Head of Business Application Development
  • CAST complements our offerings in the technology space with hard facts and metrics.

    Benjamin Rehberg, BCGPartner & Managing Director


How CanLII De-Risks Mergers & Acquisitions With Highlight

Download our Case Study, “How CanLII de-risks Mergers & Acquisition with Highlight “and learn how CanLII used CAST Highlight to measure risk, target the best place to start and rationalize their IT assets.

The 5 insights on CIO onboarding

No CIO is hired to maintain the status quo or just “keep the lights on”- It’s about innovation and transformation, or at minimum, it’s about rationalization and consolidation.  You need facts, not opinions to drive your strategic plan.

The 5 insights on M&A Technical Due Diligence

Nowadays, because of our digital world, software is everywhere. The pre-merger phase must also embed an IT due diligence which can be much more complex, costly and time consuming. This document focuses on the benefits of this unbiased analytics via 5 key insights.

Key Features & Analytics

Fast & Easy

Taking control of your Application Portfolio has never been so easy. Onboard your applications in minutes and get fact-based analytics on software risks, technical debt & software maintenance costs.

Code-Level Analytics

Highlight identifies the missing piece in your APM puzzle: exclusive and fact-based insight on your software quality risks through a painless code-level analysis (SAP, COBOL, JEE, C#, C/C++, etc.)

Bank-Grade Security

Your code never leaves your environment.  In addition, we take care of the confidentiality, integrity & security of your application portfolio analytics & assessment – we’ve been certified ISO/IEC 27001:2013


Get immediate access to CAST Highlight 
– Browse and report on a set of real applications today!  Then contact us to start analyzing your own applications.